Brooks C. Mendell, Ph.D.

Author of: Loving Trees is Not Enough:

Communication Skills for Natural Resource Professionals

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Book Excerpt

From Chap. 3 on Negotiation...
Telephone negotiations, like telephone interviews, tend to be shorter and may produce additional misunderstandings. Risk comes with speed. Without the benefit of body language and eye contact, both parties have difficulty perceiving inclinations or commitment.

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Upcoming Events

February 5, 2008-Enhancing Productivity without Compromising Professionalismworkshop with the UC Santa Barbara Development Team, Santa Barbara, CA

February 7, 2008- Leading to Win: Lessons from the MIT Baseball Team talk to the Fallbrook Rotary Club, Fallbrook, CA

February 13, 2008- Leading to Win: Lessons from the MIT Baseball Team talk to theClayton CountyRotary Club, Jonesboro, GA

March 5-6, 2008 - Management Skills for Forestry Professionals workshop at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Athens, GA

Brooks Mendell signing Loving Trees

Brooks at a book signing following his workshop on resumes and interview skills at the2006 Society of American Foresters National Convention inPittsburgh, PA.